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. that means, the big deal. this is the moment of opportunity. this is the window that people have been waiting for, for sometime. where both parties can sit down and resolve this problem, once and for all. we know what the problems are. we spend too much. the president will not get serious about cutting spending. >> greta: there's been e-mails back and forth, yesterday money the media that the president got up and marched off and senator harry reid on the floor refers to leader cantor as childish. is that what has deteriorated to a bit of name calling? >> i think the president was frustrated yesterday. everyone of us around the take are frustrated. the president got frustrated and left abruptly. >> greta: appropriately or inappropriately? >> i think it was fine. i think he decided the meeting was over and go up and left. >> greta: was there any indication the meet something over, we'll talk tomorrow or was it just i'm out of here? >> we had already discussed meeting today. the president is frustrated. my goodness, the rest of us are frustrated too. i've been pushing the president all year to a
name kidnap her. that was a big fat lie. warm welcome for soldiers returning home from war. more than 50 national guard troops returned to cedar rapids, iowa, after spending a year in afghanistan. about 2800 men and women will return home to the area in the next few days. this is the largest deployment that the state has seen since world war ii. and those are your headlines. >> let's talk about what's going on. couple of days ago, we heard the president of the united states say don't call my bluff, eric cantor and i'll take my case directly to the american people. today, the president is going to take his case to the american people. he has a press conference this morning at 11:00 a.m. >> we'll see what he says again. there's no talks today, folks. they've been doing them every day this week. there was a rumor maybe they'd go to camp david this weekend but not sure if that's going to happen. no talks today. >> fascinating to see after an hour and 19 minutes yesterday that eric cantor did not say a word today, yesterday, and on thursday. now the president for the second time this week
into a big thing. the president is saying, you must have a deal within 24 to 36 hours. mr. president, what is your deal? will you pro offer a deal. write it up, put it on a couple pieces of paper and offer it. instead he's saying, cave. give me all the taxes i want. and give me as little restraint on spending as i want. and don't ever count on me to offer a plan. >> sean: some good news today. i was not that happy with senator mccon fell's proposal. but, today -- today he came out as a co-sponsor in the senate of cut, cap and balance. my take is, strategically this is a bit of a chess game many you are great at strategy. why not the house republicans pass, cut, cap and balance send it to the senate, let's see was? >> we gotta have movement. mcconnell is a crafty inside operator. his first offer is never his final offer. i was looking at not what he was suggesting specifically, but the direction. the direction of it was to change the dynamic. mr. president, where is your plan? his proposal required the president to offer a plan. second, it acknowledged we needed to get this thing done. it c
, their expectations he cannot meet. president obama hats -- has been a big, fat disappointment in the arab world and now they view them less favorably than they did in the bush administration. overwelming majority felt obama hadn't full filled the promise of his speech in which he called for an end to suspicion and discord between the u.s. and muslim countries. but mostly they are upset over his handling with key mideast issues like palestinian states and michelle leaving "glee" and they viewed the u.s. less favorably since we killed osama bin laden. if only we can unkill him. we asked a couple of typical arabs to comment. >> i don't speak arabish so i don't understand. kevin, how are you, man? >> very good. how are you, andy? >> i'm good. >> this is kind of a big deal. >> he put a lot of stock into how the world views america. >> did he, really? what i really like is for the first time probably in living history we have the arabs, the persians in the west all agreeing on one thing, obama is doing a crap job. here is the presence of diplomacy if i have ever seen one for opening up dialogue. i do
to rein in big government spending and prevent tax increases. >> the majority of the house has to approve spending and that's tremendous leverage. we should use it. >> a political analyst says it has an impact on how far g.o.p. speaker john boehner can go in debt negotiation. >> the existence of the freshmen linked creditability to john boehner when he says there are not enough votes for tax increase. >> reporter: president obama is also feeling the pressure from the left flank saying that social security and medicare may need modification to sustain them for the future generation. >> if there is a reasonable deal to be had on it, one i'm willing to pursue. >> that got a strong pushback from nancy pelosi and other liberals. >> today, the democratic women of congress have come together to send a clear message. we must protect medicare and social security. we will not support cuts. >> reporter: if there are cuts to the program in a final deal, it will be a tough sell to the president with the liberal base, which sees itself as cardigan of the entitlement. molly henneberg, fox news. >> shann
is not the mayor of chicago and 1600 pennsylvania avenue isn't city hall. when you are in the big leagues, you act it you don't go to war with the cable news operation. the final point is, this is so hard to understand, what is it about these supposedly sophisticated people who are either unwilling or uncapable of distinguishing between news and opinion? listen, if they don't like the partisans on the opinion side, fine. stiff them. don't give them anything. there is no problem with that. but bret baier, chris wallace? these are serious journalists. on this program on every side of the week there is somebody on this side and somebody on that show. earlier on the show krauthammer comes at the issue from the right. the democratic congressman comes at it from a more leftist position. what is it that these people -- what did they think they were going to gain? i'm putting it in the past tense. i'm putting it in the past tense, bill, hoping it's history but what did they think they were going to gain going to war with fox news? >> bill: here. i don't know if barack obama himself gave the order to ice f
something big. we have a chance to stabilize america's finances for a decade, for 15 years or 20 years. if we're willing to seize the moment. now, that would -- what that would require would be some shared sacrifice and a balanced approach that says we're going to make significant cuts in domestic spending, and i have already said i am willing to take down domestic spending to the lowest percentage of our overall economy since dwight eisenhower. it also requires cuts in defense spending, and i've said that in addition to the $400 million that we've already cut from defense spending, we're willing to look for hundreds of billions more. it would require us taking on health care spending, and that includes looking at medicare and finding ways that we can stabilize the system so that it is available not just for this generation but for future generations, and it would require revenues. it would require even as we're asking the person who needs a student loan or the senior citizen or people -- veterans who are trying to get by on a disability check, even as we're trying to make sure that al
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